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by Staff | Dec 2, 2013 10:46 am | Comments (11)
Mayor-Elect Toni Harp’s transition team’s website opened for business Monday, with a request for New Haveners to send in ideas for how run the government.
by Cora Lewis | Nov 26, 2013 1:30 pm | Comments (1)
Jesamir Ibrahim, 14, took the oath of office after winning the presidency on a platform both local and global.
by Paul Bass | Nov 26, 2013 12:09 pm | Comments (9)
Jackie James, the leader of New Haven’s Democratic Party, has begun putting together a campaign to seek the state Senate seat about to be vacated by Toni Harp.
by Paul Bass | Nov 8, 2013 6:23 am | Comments (33)
Hillhouse High School Principal Kermit Carolina, who ran for mayor in the September Democratic primary, is weighing another run for public office—this time for the state Senate seat being vacated by Toni Harp.
by Melissa Bailey | Oct 4, 2013 1:31 pm | Comments (4)
After scoring a spot on the November ballot as his party’s nominee, first-term Alderman Mark Stopa has decided not to run for reelection after all—leaving Democrats scrambling to find a replacement.
by Allan Appel | Sep 29, 2013 9:18 pm | Comments (2)
The New Haven Board of Aldermen Black and Hispanic Caucus attracted nearly 200 appreciative citizens, aldermen, and other city officials Friday night to Anthony’s Ocean View restaurant for its second annual awards ceremony.
by Paul Bass | Sep 24, 2013 2:38 pm | Comments (5)
A 48-year-old man named William Burr resisted entreaties to register to vote as he walked by City Hall Tuesday. Meanwhile, the state’s top elections official dropped by to offer a prize to high-school students who can convince the most new voters to join the rolls.
by Gilad Edelman | Sep 6, 2013 7:53 am | Comments (1)
As a staffer in the registrar’s office, Helen Powell spent decades helping her Dixwell neighbors register to vote. Now she’s encouraging them to cast those votes—for her.
by Thomas MacMillan | Aug 27, 2013 12:38 pm | Comments (31)
Henry Fernandez suggested a way to defuse New Haven’s pension ticking “time bomb”: convince the city, the state, and government workers to cooperate on a rescue plan. Toni Harp called Fernandez’s plan “sophomoric”; even if it made sense, she argued, he couldn’t pull it off.
by Thomas MacMillan | Aug 27, 2013 7:10 am | Comments (11)
As she accepted the endorsement of New Haven’s black firefighters association, Toni Harp praised the group’s efforts to make sure city-dwellers—not just suburbanites—are ready for public safety jobs.